GHC NEWS FLASH: GLOBAL HEALTH ROUNDUP 4/1/16

Global Health Frontiers
The public television documentary series Global Health Frontiers recently made its debut on WORLD Channel as a four-part news magazine. Each one-hour episode will take viewers to the critical front lines of global health challenges. Check your local listings for air dates or preview the series segments.

Zika Action Plan Summit
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have updated and released new maps showing the approximate and potential locations of mosquitoes associated with Zika virus transmission in the U.S. These maps reflect the latest information from CDC and its state and local partners on where these mosquitoes are now or where they have been in the past. This updated information will be discussed during the April 1 Zika Action Plan Summit at CDC.

World Immunization Week 2016
World Immunization Week 2016
is starting on April 24. This year the theme of the week is “Closing the immunization gap – Immunization for all throughout life.” In 2014, 115 million infants worldwide received diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccines and today, only two countries (down from 125 in 1988) remain polio-endemic. View campaign materials, technical information, countries’ stories, and more on the official website.

2016 Shared Value Leadership Summit
Do you believe that business can change the world? The Shared Value Initiative does and invites you to join thought leaders and practitioners from around the world at the 2016 Shared Value Leadership Summit May 10-11 in New York City. Jim Kim, Barbara Bush, David Blood, and others will provide inspiration, meaningful conversation and tangible actions to those leading the charge for innovative business solutions to the world’s social issues. Get 20% off the registration rate by using the discount code: GHC.